CIVIL WAR VETERANS
These pages are dedicated to
the men from Columbia County, New York who served in The Civil War. It
is their stories, letters, and histories which will be presented here.
If you have
any letters, biographies, pictures you would like to add, please email me,
Susan Stalker Mulvey.
Abram POUCHER, Born
Claverack, Columbia, NY., Age - 20; 5' 7"; Complexion - light; Eyes -
Blue; Hair - Light; Occupation - Clerk. He was enrolled in Company A,
14th Reg't, N.Y. State Militia , on April 18, 1861, for the Duration of
the War. He was wounded in Action, Aug 29, 1862 during the Battle of
2nd Bull Run. On Sept 21, 1862 he died in Hospital at Alexandria due to
secondary Hemorrhage from Amputation of thigh. In the Reformed Church
Cemetery at Claverack is his grave stone with the inscription as
follows: "Abram Poucher, only son of Henry, wounded at Manassas and
died Sept 21, 1862 "
Kenneth P. Poucher